Chilies naturally raise metabolic rate. Its active ingredient, capsaicin, generates heat and also increase heart rate when consumed, both of which help to burn calories. Capsaicin has had scientific studies done on it and apparently, capsaicin suppresses appetite.
As for onions, the World Health Organization (WHO) supports the use of onions for the treatment of poor appetite, the prevention of atherosclerosis, the treatments of coughs, colds, asthma and bronchitis.
Limes or lemons have high levels of Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, potassium, folic acid and flavonoids.
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